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Man Accused of Wearing Gorilla Suit During Alleged Knife Assault

Press Release
Incident 2013-4521

On Sunday May 19, 2013, at approximately 7:08 pm, Hopkinton police responded to a West Main St. business on the report of a person dressed in a gorilla suit brandishing a knife. Upon arrival officers spoke with the victim who reported he was assaulted by a subject in a gorilla suit armed with a knife.

The victim ran inside the store and alerted the Hopkinton police of the incident. The victim was able to give police a partial description of the motor vehicle the subject fled in.

This vehicle later returned to the store and the license plate number was obtained and given to the police.
The vehicle was observed on Main St. where it was stopped by police.

The operator of the vehicle, later identified as O'Neill, Barry E. II, 19, of Tammer Lane, Hopkinton, Mass, was arrested and charged with:
1. Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
2. Disorderly Conduct

O'NEILL was released on bail for his arraignment today in Framingham District Court. The gorilla suit was located in the vehicle and retained as evidence.


Police Incident/Arrest Log

Updated May 20, 2013


The Hopkinton Police were involved in the following incidents, which are not included in the detail report below.

1 Times the Police assisted the Fire Department, another department, town, or outside Police agency.

6 Motor Vehicle/Person/Home Check.

2 Motor Vehicle Accidents without personal injury.

1 Disabled Motor Vehicles.

2 Times the Police assisted with an Animal Call.

Arrest Log

Sunday, May 19, 2013

8:56pm Officer Gregg DeBoer arrested 19 year old Barry E O'Neill II of Tammer Lane and charged him with assault with a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

1:02am  Officer John Porter arrested Davoni A. Durham, 20 of Mattapan Ma and charged her with speeding and possession of a class A substance.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

10:31pm Officer Peter Booth arrested Donald J Crawford, 51 of East Main street and charged him with marked lanes violation, OUI liquor, Number plate violation, and Lights violation.


Incident Log

Sunday, May 19, 2013

7:08 pm An male called from the Price Chopper Plaza to complain that a man dressed in a gorilla suit was brandishing a knife and came after him.  Officer Greg DeBoer responded with a negative find and the state police were notified.

11:41 pm A resident of Lynn Path reported that the tires on her car had been slashed.  Oficer Patrick O'Brien responded and spoke with the caller

7:36 pm A resident of Downey Place reported that the glass on their sliding deck door was broken when they awoke that morning.  Officer Thomas Griffin responded and spoke with the caller.

1:20 am A caller from West Main Street reported a large bonfire.  Officer Philip Powers responded and spoke with the homeowner, and was advised that the bonfire would be ending soon.

12:14 am Onstar reported that a fox had been struck on Fruit Street and that the mother and babies were gathered around it in the roadway.  Officer Robert Bielecki responded with a negative find.


Saturday, May 18, 2013

11:31 pm A caller on South Barn reported a noise complaint.  Sergeant John Porter responded and reported that a wedding was the source of the noise, and had ended.

10:48 pm Several callers from South Barn complained of a loud party.  Officers William Burchard, O'Brien, and Sergeant John Porter responded and were told that the band would be quieting down for the night.

9:47 pm A caller from Rock Woods Road reported that someone was ringing their doorbell every few minutes, and disappearing before they could open the door.  Officer Patrick O'Brien responded with a negative find.

7:49 pm Officer William Burchard responded and took a report to a caller on Wild Road requested information on use without authority. 

6:00 pm A caller on Pendulum pass reported that a youth was riding a dirt bike in the roadway at a high speed without a helmet.  Officer William Burchard responded with a negative find.

5:29 pm Officer Patrick O'Brien responded to a caller on Meadowland Drive reported that someone had ripped up their front lawn with a motor vehicle and thrown a hockey net into his pool. 

4:31 pm A 911 caller from Wood Street reported a large fire on Big Island in Lake Whitehall.  Officer Patrick O'Brien responded along with the fire department.

2:15 pm A resident of West Main street reported a domestic argument that was getting heated.  The couple was parked in a white SUV on Whalen Road.  Officer David Shane responded and spoke with the couple.

12:52 am A woman was arrested on Hayden Rowe Street by Sergeant John Porter and charged with speeding and possession of a class A substance.  A matron was called to assist in the process.

12:29 am A caller reported hearing the sound of a woman screaming, Officer Peter Booth responded and played an audio file of a fisher cat screaming.  The caller stated that that was probably what she had heard.


Friday, May 17, 2013

11:30pm A caller on Lumber Street complained about loud music coming from a neighbor's house.  Officer Robert Bielecki responded and spoke with the homeowner who agreed to turn down the music.

10:00pm Officer Peter Booth conducted a motor vehicle stop on East Main Street that resulted in an arrest.  The individual was charged with OUI, Marked Lanes Violation, Number Plate violation, and Lights violation.

4:51pm a 911 caller reported a large bag of trash in the middle of the roadway on West Main Street.  Officer William Burchard responded and advised that the bag had already been removed.  A message was left for the DPW.

3:55pm Officer Peter Booth was flagged down by a passing motorist on East Main Street who reported that the door to her house was wide open, and may have been the site of a past breaking and entering.  Officer Booth reported that the issue was most likely an oversight in the installation of the new door

2:27pm Officer Patrick O'Brien responded to a caller from Clinton Street who complained that several cars were parked on both sides of the street, making it difficult to pass.  Prom pictures were being taken at the house, and the vehicles were relocated.

11:10am A resident of Chesnut Street spoke with officer Patrick O'Brien regarding fraud on a Verizon Wireless account.

8:35am  A female driver reported being run of the road on Spring Street by a landscaping truck.  Officer Thomas Griffin responded, and notified the Upton police department.  The truck was not found.

8:25am A caller requested that an officer evaluate cars parked on Hayden Rowe Street.  Officer Patrick O'Brien responded and requested that the owners of the vehicles park elsewhere.

8:09am A man on Wood Street reported finding a bag of pills under his work truck in the morning.  Officer Thomas Griffin responded and advised that the pills were Advil.

Thai Time

May 20, 2013 — Zio's Bistro's owner, Paul Winshman, is selling his 100% stake in the business for $105,000 to Tien Tran, who will be seeking to open a restaurant specializing in Thai food.  A Public Hearing on the transfer of the liquor license to Mr. Tran's company, OT&T, Inc., will take place on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm in the Selectmen's hearing room, and is open to the public.


On Par

According to some of the politicians on hand at the Middle School today, the 2:00 pm count of 610 voters having voted was pretty much the same as the most recent primary election at that time of day.



Amy Ritterbusch                                      -                                     Ellen Scordino
School Committee Candidates Amy Ritterbusch and Ellen Scordino generously agreed to a 2-3 minute video where they could appeal directly to HopNews readers. The only rule was that they did not mention their opponents during the appeal. Please check out the finished videos above.

May 19, 2013 — These brindle and fawn greyhounds showed the camera their profiles yesterday at Greyhound Friends on Saddle Hill Road where they will have food, specialties and New England Patriots on their second day of a weekend Open House today.


High Ground

May 18, 2013 — This male mallard duck, recognizable due to his iridescent neck and head, found some high ground on Firehouse Pond in Woodville today, while firefighters were a couple of miles away fighting a fire on the larger Lake Whitehall.


Third Day

May 18, 2013 — Firefighters from Hopkinton and the Commonwealth returned to Big Island, as the locals have named it, on Lake Whitehall today to put down yet another fire; that Chief Ken Clark said he believes was set. A recreational boat can be seen near the shore in the foreground in this view from Pout Rock.


"There's a Man Down There..."

May 18, 2013 — The Road Dawgs brought their high energy  brand of Southern Rock to the Woodville Rod and Gun Club on Saturday and turned the paved area into a macadam dance floor for the pleasure of about 100 guests.
          "We'll get 200 here next year," said once principal.

   Police Incident/Arrest Log
   Updated Friday, May 17, 2013


The Hopkinton Police were involved in the following incidents, which are not included in the detail report below.

6 Times the Police assisted the Fire Department, another department, town, or outside Police agency.

1 Motor Vehicle/Person/Home Check.

5 Motor Vehicle Accidents without personal injury.

5 Disabled Motor Vehicles.

3 Times the Police assisted with an Animal Call.


Arrest Log

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

4:41 pm Officer William Burchard arrested Kelly A. Love, 38, of Prospect Street, Ashland, on Hayden Rowe Street and charged her with Assault With a Dangerous Weapon, Marked Lanes Violation, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, OUI Liquor and two counts of Assault and Battery With a Dangerous Weapon.


Incident Log

Thursday, May 16, 2013

6:55 pm A resident of Ash Street reported that someone in a Ford Taurus just took a picture of his house. Officer Peter Booth checked the area with a negative find on anything suspicious.

6:45 pm There were two 911 calls for a very loud explosion in the area of Lumber Street. Officer Aaron O'Neil responded and checked the area.

3:36 pm An East Main Street resident reported that her back door had been kicked in. Three officers responded and confirmed that it was a breaking and entering. An investigation will follow.

2:29 pm A walk-in reported an erratic operator who pulled into a Cedar Street business. Officer David Shane responded but was unable to locate the vehicle.

12:11 pm A walk-in from Spring Street spoke with Officer Gregg DeBoer regarding larceny.

9:00 am A walk-in from Davis Road spoke with Officer Patrick O'Brien regarding fraud with his checking account.


Wednesday, May 15, 2013

3:40 pm A 911 caller reported that a female in a Jeep was trying to run someone over on Hayden Rowe Street then continued chasing the victim down Holt Street. Several minutes later another 911 caller reported that a vehicle was speeding on Ash Street, spun out, then headed back toward town. Three officers responded and subsequently a 38 year old female from Ashland was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Marked Lanes Violation, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, OUI Liquor and two counts of Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon.

2:02 pm A Jackson Street resident reported that his daughter just called and told him that a man came to their house for a landscape quote, however they did not have any appointment for a quote. Officer David Shane spoke with a landscaper in the area who advised that it was not him.

8:45 am A caller reported a gray laptop type bag on the side on West Main Street near the Upton town line. Officer Gregg DeBoer checked the area but was unable to locate the bag.



Stubborn Fire on Big Island

May 17, 2013 — Firefighters responded to Big Island, as it is known, on Lake Whitehall yesterday afternoon to quell a fire on the southern end (red circle on Google Earth screen capture) of that three-acre island, according to Hopkinton Fire Lt. Carl Harris, a difficult task, he said, not only because of steep terrain on one end, but also because they did not use pressure pumps. Today, five firefighters returned to the island to soak the ground to prevent a recurrence of flames.

         The Fire Department has one small boat, as well as an inflatable. The boat was used today to ferry firefighters as well drag the hose behind it the length of the trip, as seen below with Firefighter Fran Clark. Firefioghters gave the all-clear at about 1:20 pm this afternoon.


Committee Gives Thumbs Down on School Choice

by Muriel Kramer

May 17, 2013 — Last night’s School Committee meeting got an early and celebratory start with many gathering at a reception in appreciation of Rebecca Robak’s 10 years of service as a volunteer on the School Committee.  Many in attendance spoke and highlighted her commitment, professionalism and high standards while thanking her for the countless hours she dedicated to serving the students and staff in the Hopkinton Public Schools.


Selectman Brian Herr spoke during public comment at the meeting to thank Robak for her service.  “Thank you for a job well done…Your passion, enthusiasm and commitment to our students is admirable.”


Robak spoke and noted, “In ten years we’ve seen some great strides…I’m proud to have been part of that.”  She added, “I’m proud of the way this committee has worked.”


The SC held a Public Hearing on the subject of school choice and voted unanimously not to participate this year; no one from the public attended to participate and the Interim Superintendent’s recommendation was against participating.  Dr. Hiersche noted that the funding mechanism had some problems and that Hopkinton is facing space issues projected for the next several years in his recommendation not to participate.


Speaking on behalf of the School Committee Scott Aghababian acting as chair thanked the voters for their support at Annual Town Meeting (ATM) on the budget and capital articles.  Al Rogers was on hand to detail some of the work that is coming up over the summer including the roof at Elmwood and Loop Road at Hopkins.  Currently the committee is waiting for one more contractor to weigh in before deciding on pursuing more options for solar panels on the Elmwood roof; currently the feedback has been only modestly supportive of pursuing solar panels.  The work on the generator for Hopkins will probably be done next summer.


Charlotte Shire, Science teacher at the High School, was on hand with some students and a parent to talk about the trip over April vacation that a group took to Costa Rica for a Global Student Leadership Summit.  Shire commented that the focus of this trip was not language immersion or cultural but rather an experiential learning tour to experience the biodiversity in Costa Rica. “Students participated in design workshops geared to training the next generation of leaders to address critical environmental issues.”  Students participated in workshops addressing urban planning, food, solid waste and transportation. She added that despite hearing from inspiration speakers and seeing many amazing things, the highlight of the trip was “hands down, how proud I was of our students every single day.”


Jessica Martel a senior at Hopkinton HS called the experiencing “literally life changing.”  Martel plans to study Wildlife Management at the University of Rhode Island next year. “My favorite part was seeing all the various wildlife.”  She continued that the experience carries forward and motivates her to pursue projects in town to help the town become more environmentally friendly and sustainable.


Jon Graziano provided a brief update on the Elementary School Building Committee commenting on and thanking voters for the unanimous vote at ATM to fund the new feasibility study for a solution to Center School.  The ESBC’s next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday May 22nd at 7PM at the Fire Station (second floor meeting room); the agenda is to address next steps.


B.A.A. Issues Special Invitation To 2013 Boston Marathon Starters Who Did Not Cross Boylston Street Finish Line


BOSTON - The B.A.A., organizer of the Boston Marathon, is issuing an invitation to participate in the 2014 Boston Marathon to official entrants in the 2013 Boston Marathon who were unable to cross the Boylston Street finish line. More than 5000 official starters were affected on Monday, April 15 at the 117th Boston Marathon when the race was stopped at 2:50 p.m. ET.


"The opportunity to run down Boylston Street and to cross the finish line amid thousands of spectators is a significant part of the entire Boston Marathon experience," said Tom Grilk, B.A.A. Executive Director (file photo). "With the opportunity to return and participate in 2014, we look forward to inviting back these athletes and we expect that most will renew their marathon training commitment. Boston spectators are known for their impassioned support and unbridled enthusiasm, and they will give these returning athletes some of the loudest cheers at next year's race. We want to thank our participants for their patience as we continue to work through the details of arranging this accommodation for them, and we ask for continued patience from the running community as we plan the 2014 Boston Marathon next April."


To be eligible, a 2013 Boston Marathon participant must have been an official entrant who started the race and who reached the half marathon mark in this year's race on Monday, April 15. Registration for the 2014 Boston Marathon is scheduled to occur in September, and 2013 Boston Marathon participants who were unable to cross the finish line on Boylston Street will receive a non-transferable unique code in early August to be used for entry. An applicant's entry will be guaranteed only during a designated registration period. Participants will be required to pay an entry fee, which has yet to be determined.


The B.A.A. has communicated by email to the participants in this year's race who are eligible. Among the 5633 in this group are 2611 from Massachusetts and 726 who are international. In total, residents of 54 states and 47 countries are among this group. Also, the group is comprised of 2983 women and 2650 men and ages range from 18 to 82.


No decision has been made on the maximum field size for the 2014 Boston Marathon, including the number of qualifiers and invitational applications available. The B.A.A. will work with many partners, including public safety officials, before determining changes, if necessary, to the event and the race.


And the Winner Is...
Ed Foundation Grants Top $1 Million Mark

May 16, 2013 — Borrowing from reality TV, Hopkinton Education Foundation members walked into a meeting room and surprised Middle School Principal Alan Keller with the largest grant even given by the foundation, $37, 440, for STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) education-related expenses.
      Below, working in the same vein, from left, Ed members Jennifer Breslin and Linda Dickason walk in on co-applicants Colleen Worrell and Marilyn Miracle to surprise them with a $26,500 grant for the creation of a mobile language lab. With this year's grants, the Foundation has topped $1 million in grants given to improve education in the Hopkinton Public Schools.


"Should have been here yesterday..."

May 16, 2013 — Zig Kauzens was taking advantage of his retirement today by fishing at lake Whitehall, where he caught some small large-mouth bass.
      "You should have been here yesterday," he said to the photographer, adding that he caught a 6.5 lb. large-mouth bass on that day.


May 16, 2013 — The High School Art Show reception will take place this evening. Although it is scheduled for 6:30 pm, stop by at 6:00 pm so you can also take in the One Act Plays at 6:30 pm.



May 16, 2013 — Peter Brown, uncle of PJ and Paul Norden, who each lost a leg at the second bombing, was interviewed at the Hopkinton Common yesterday prior to his walk to Boylston Street in Boston with sisters Caitlyn and Colleen Norden to meet with the brothers at the Finish line.

Bataclan Creation at Hopkinton Middle School

May 16, 2013 — A little more than a year ago, HopNews was invited to visit with traveling artist Bren Bataclan to learn about his collaborative mural he was starting at Hopkinton Middle School. The finished work is above. See the reprised interview here.


Flow Tests on South Street May Discolor Water


EMC will be conducting  required fire flow tests on South Street, Saturday, May 18th.  You may notice some discoloration in the water during and after the test. This is due to the scouring of the minerals on the inside of the pipe. Please avoid doing any laundry or dishwasher loads during this time.  Any discoloration that may occur will eventually dissipate. You may need to run the water in your home for a short period of time to flush your internal pipes once the test is complete. ~ Eric Carty, Water-Sewer Manager


       Town Meeting Apathy

 It was 84 voters who decided the last Article to have a standing count at the 2013 Town Meeting, and since then there has been a little controversy about whether or not there was a 100-voter quorum present on a money vote that occurred late in the meeting. The under-100 vote count does not mean that there were fewer than 100 voters present, because some may could have chosen to remain in their seats and not vote; although the inverse about an over 100-count is true.

         Notwithstanding school related votes, it has been difficult for many years to achieve and maintain a quorum, a condition that moved Town Moderator Dr. Bruce Karlin to once propose a 50 member quorum.

       Framingham has 18 precincts that elect a total of 216 representatives, a number of whom do not show up at the meetings. What can Hopkinton do to increase its participation?

       But to answer that we first need to know why you didn't attend?  --------->>>

(A HopNews shout-out to Kathleen Mosher for inspiring this poll)


Kathleen Mosher wrote, suggesting a poll asking readers why they did not attend Town Meeting. The results are below, showing that nearly half cited time of night or lack of child care.

It makes sense, because when there is a major issue, someone (HPTA?) provides child care, and attendance is in the hundreds.

Don't Just Stand There - Plant Something!

Above, Hopkins School Principal Greg Martineau and Hopkins students listen to Peter Mezitt of Weston Nurseries.

May 15, 2013 — Members of the Hopkins School Principal’s Cabinet began planting in the school’s new community garden, the Hawk’s Nest, today, as part of a statewide public planting day, “Don’t Just Stand There…Plant Something." The students worked with Peter Mezitt, President of Weston Nurseries, who has donated perennials.


The statewide plating campaign is an initiative of Plant Something MA, a joint program of the Massachusetts Flower Growers Association (MFGA) and the Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA). Plant Something MA seeks to get more people to enjoy gardening and support their local, independent nurseries, garden centers, landscapers and growers. For more information, visit www.plantsomethingma.org/may15


The Hopkins Garden Project is a hands-on, integrated learning concept started this year. Hopkins families completed the garden’s first phase at a work day on April 27 by leveling ground, building installing and filling raised beds, and spreading mulch. Photos and more information about the garden are available at https://sites.google.com/a/hopkinton.k12.ma.us/hopkins_community_garden/home. Contribute content.


DUBLIN – Wednesday, May 15, 2013 – Governor Deval Patrick, along with Senate President Therese Murray, today met with the Prime Minister of Ireland, or Taoiseach, Enda Kenny to discuss the Commonwealth’s ongoing commitment to expanding opportunities for economic development and job creation between Massachusetts and Ireland.

The meeting was one of several events Governor Patrick participated in today while in Ireland, which also included a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade for Ireland Eamon Gilmore; a Digital Health and Life Sciences Trade Summit, sponsored by the Massachusetts’ Life Sciences Center and the HealthXL Accelerator Program; and a meeting with the Ireland-Massachusetts Partnership.

In 2012, Ireland was the Commonwealth’s 14th largest export partner, with over $509 million in goods and services to Ireland.  Massachusetts is also Ireland’s sixth largest import partner. The Commonwealth imported over $1.2 billion worth of goods and services from Ireland last year. This trip is another example of Governor Patrick’s focus on advancing Massachusetts’ presence in the global marketplace. The Governor has recently lead delegations of business, academic and key sector leaders on Trade Missions to Colombia, Brazil, Chile, Israel and the United Kingdom. These Trade Missions have resulted in foreign-based businesses locating in Massachusetts and job creation here in the Commonwealth and in partner countries. Contributed content.

Amy Ritterbusch                                      -                                     Ellen Scordino
School Committee Candidates Amy Ritterbusch and Ellen Scordino generously agreed to a 2-3 minute video where they could appeal directly to HopNews readers. The only rule was that they did not mention their opponents during the appeal. Please check out the finished videos above.
Family Members Walk Route to Support Brothers

May 15, 2013 — Sisters Colleen and Caitlyn Norden attracted the attention of the Boston media when they showed up in Hopkinton with their uncle Peter Brown to walk the entire Boston Marathon route today to honor their brothers PJ and Paul, who each lost a leg at the second bombing on Patriots Day near the Finish line. They hoped to see their brothers waiting for them on Boylston Street in Boston. They were accompanied the entire way by Boston Police.


Post Prom Chaperones Still needed !!

Hopkinton High School's prom is this Friday May 17th with a fun, safe Post Prom Event being held at the high school from 11:00pm to 5:00am. 
A lot of planning and preparation goes into this event and we need your help to keep our young adults, their friends, and their neighbors safe on an important night of their high school careers.

We still need a few more CORI APPROVED chaperones for the 2:00am to 5:00am shift. 

If you can help for three hours, please contact Denise Antaki at (774) 248-0387 or antakifamily@yahoo.com


Police Incident/Arrest Log

Updated Wednesday, May 15, 2013


The Hopkinton Police were involved in the following incidents, which are not included in the detail report below.

3 Times the Police assisted the Fire Department, another department, town, or outside Police agency.

1 Motor Vehicle/Person/Home Check.

1 Motor Vehicle Accident without personal injury.

3 Disabled Motor Vehicles.

3 Times the Police assisted with an Animal Call.

Arrest Log

Monday, May 13, 2013

12:01 pm Officer Thomas Griffin arrested Diana M. Merrill, 57, of Mayhew Court, Hopkinton, on Mayhew Court and charged her with Assault and Battery.


Incident Log

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

10:46 pm A manager of a West Main Street business reported that an individual caused a disturbance then left the area. Officer Gregg DeBoer responded and spoke with the individual involved.

8:21 pm A walk-in from Spring Street spoke with Officer Gregg DeBoer regarding missing items from his residence.

1:54 pm A Cedar Street resident reported theft of a lawn mower. Officer Patrick O'Brien responded and took a report.

1:12 pm Officer Patrick O'Brien responded to Avenue E to take a report of larceny over $250.

12:38 pm A motorist reported that a man driving a school bus van on Route 495 reported witnessing a man stumble into a ditch. Officer Patrick O'Brien checked the area with a negative find and the State Police were notified.

9:59 am A mail carrier reported a suspicious motor vehicle parked in a resident's driveway on South Mill Street. Officer Patrick O'Brien responded and spoke with the homeowner.


Monday, May 13, 2013

10:13 pm A 911 caller from Connelly Hill Road reported hearing several popping sounds which may have been fireworks. Officer Gregg DeBoer checked the area with a negative find on any suspicious activity.

2:49 pm A Huckleberry Road resident reported a suspicious dark grey Suburban in the area of her home.

1:08 pm A resident of Hillcrest Drive reported a possible unregistered solicitor in the area. Officer Patrick O'Brien located the solicitor who was not registered and advised him to apply for a permit.

10:49 am A walk-in from Mayhew Court spoke with Officer Thomas Griffin regarding a domestic issue. Subsequently, a 57 year old female from Hopkinton was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery.

6:49 am A Wood Street resident reported that an older silver Jeep Grand Cherokee stopped in front of her house and shined a flashlight into her windows at 4:45 am. The vehicle then drove off when she closed her curtains.




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